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    XyZspineZyX
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    Okay, I'm using Photoshop and I'm trying to make a web button. It's 124 x 19 px. How can I make text center just right in it? If I use the text tool, I have to manually choose where the text starts...Isn't there an easier way???

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    XyZspineZyX
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    Okay, I'm using Photoshop and I'm trying to make a web button. It's 124 x 19 px. How can I make text center just right in it? If I use the text tool, I have to manually choose where the text starts...Isn't there an easier way???

    <hr width="50%" align="left">c.787
    Murphy's Law: If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong. Corollary: If there is a worse time for something to go wrong, it will happen then.
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    XyZspineZyX
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    Without knowing which version youre using, try this.
    Instead of clicking in the document to place your text and then typing, use the text tool to drag open a text box the width of your image, then type your text and center with the 'center' button in the character palette.

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    XyZspineZyX
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    I'm using version 7.01, but I'll try that.

    Thanks.

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    Create it in Powerpoint then cut / Paste it into Photshop as a layer.



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    yah if you create it in a layer you can drag it around until its centered the way you want

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    you say if i create a layer i can move it...

    i created an ellipse and its like locked in position how can i move it around the seelction tool doesn't do jack

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    Find an online tutorial using Google.

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    DO not create the ellipse on the same layer as the background layer (I assume u are making a selection with a marqueee tool and filling it with a color).
    INstead, click on the 'shape' tool (click and hold to select one of the four or five default shapes) and when you place and drag to size it will be built on a new layer automatically using whatever your foreground color is for the fill.
    U could also create a new layer and use the ellipse marquee on it(instead of the background directly), but thats only good for circles and squares.[img]/i/smilies/16x16_smiley-happy.gif[/img]

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    Check out this web site

    http://www.3dbuzz.com/

    In the download section they have 5 hours of downloadable VTM (Video Training Modules) on Photo Shop 7 and in the tutorials section under 2D Production they have 230 tutorials

    This site has helped me out more then any other site I have found

    Hope this will help you

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